tourism in Caucasus

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Georgia to lose million of Russian tourists

For the six months of 2019, revenues from foreign tourists' visits in Georgia amounted to $1.5 billion, which is $95.4 million more compared to the same period last year, according to the Georgian National Tourism Administration. …

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Russia-Georgia air service stopped

Russian President Vladimir Putin's law banning Russia's air passenger communication with Georgia signed on June 21 came into effect today. The Russian Transport Ministry’s decision as of June 22 on the …

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Russia's airline companies end flights from Georgia

Aeroflot’s flight SU 1893, that departed from Tbilisi earlier on Monday, has landed at Sheremetyevo Airport, according to the airport’s online information. The plane reportedly landed at 4:51 Moscow time. It is the last …

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IDEA and World Tourism Organization sign MoU

Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has met yesterday with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization …

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Foreign tourists rescued in Svaneti

A group of rescuers helped tourists from Germany and France, who could not descend from the mountain near the village of Khalde, the Emergency Management Service reports. It is reported that the group could not descend, as one of the …

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Salvation of people in Batumi entrusted to drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles - drones - will help rescuers on the beach in Batumi,  the emergency management service reports. It is reported that the technological innovation was introduced in 2019. Drones with a life preserver rescue …

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France to develop Arkhyz resort

According to the press service of the North Caucasus Resorts, during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the company signed an agreement on cooperation in the development of the Arkhyz resort with the French MND Group, a well-known …

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Minkavkaz promises not to change  law on  resort fee

As Olga Rukhullayeva, Deputy Minister of Minkavkaz, said at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum today, the ministry has no plans to make any amendments to the law on resort fees. “The law works, we do not plan to …

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 Renovated Orbeliani Square opens in Tbilisi

Orbeliani Square was opened by top Georgian officials late yesterday, after its renovation was officially completed. The renovation of Orbeliani Square launched in June 2017, and the square and adjacent streets were fully renovated. …

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Philippine tourist crashes on a paraglider in Gudauri

In Gudauri, a Filipino tourist was killed as a result of an accident. The Georgian Interior Ministry reported that the tourist flew from Gudauri on a paraglider, but lost control over the Gudsky Gorge and fell into the Aragvi River. …

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Polish citizen missing in Armenia

Polish citizen Daniel Ovcharek went missing in Armenia, the Polish Embassy in Armenia reports. It is specified that the missing person arrived in Armenia from Tbilisi by taxi. Around midnight on April 30, he checked into Nor Yerevan …

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Georgia earned more than $ 333 million on tourism in 2019

Since the beginning of 2019, foreigners made more than 1.6 million visits to Georgia, which is 2.2% more than during the same period last year. The National Tourism Administration of the country reported that persons over 15 years visited the …

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